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Norway to extradite suspect in 1982 attack on Paris Jewish restaurant


OSLO Norway will extradite a man to France who is suspected of taking part in an attack that killed six people in a Jewish restaurant in Paris 38 years ago, the government said on Friday.

Volvo Cars to terminate dealer agreements with Bilia

STOCKHOLM Swedish car dealership chain Bilia has received notice of termination for its dealer agreements with Volvo Cars in Sweden and Norway, it said late on Monday.

Nov 25 2020

Norway to keep virus restrictions until mid-December

OSLO Norway must maintain its most recent coronavirus restrictions for now and needs at least another three weeks to assess whether they can be lifted, Prime Minister Erna Solberg said on Wednesday.

World, Nov 25 2020

G20 leaders urged to provide funds for COVID-19 vaccines, drugs, tests

GENEVA G20 leaders must help close a funding gap to buy vaccines, drugs and tests to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, a letter from South Africa's president, Norway's prime minister, and the heads of the World Health Organization and European Commission said.

World, Africa, Saudi Arabia Nov 19 2020

Hungary to buy air defence missiles from Kongsberg and Raytheon

BUDAPEST Hungary has agreed to buy NASAMS air defence systems from Norway's Kongsberg and U.S. arms manufacturer Raytheon Technologies, the Hungarian government said on Thursday.

World, Nov 19 2020

Norwegian Air could grind to a halt early next year without cash boost

OSLO/PARIS Norwegian Air's cash crisis could force the debt-laden budget airline to halt operations early next year, the company warned as it issued another plea for rescue funding after reporting quarterly results on Tuesday | Video

Aerospace & Defense Nov 10 2020

Nobel Peace Prize winners exempted from Norway quarantine

OSLO Norway will exempt United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) delegates from coronavirus quarantine when they arrive next month to receive this year's Nobel Peace Prize, ensuring that the live ceremony can go ahead, the government said on Tuesday.

World, United Nations Nov 10 2020

Norway may divest stakes in four Aker companies, government says

OSLO The Norwegian government is seeking approval from parliament to divest the state's stakes in Aker Solutions , Akastor , Aker Offshore Wind and Aker Carbon Capture , the industry ministry said on Tuesday.

Nov 10 2020

Norwegian Air plunged into winter fight for survival

OSLO Pandemic-hit Norwegian Air faces a battle for survival this winter, it said on Monday after the country's government declared that it will not provide additional financial support for the cash-strapped carrier. | Video

Aerospace & Defense Nov 09 2020

Timeline: Norwegian Air's rise and battle for survival

Having grown rapidly to become Europe's third-largest low-cost airline and one of the few to apply the budget model to transatlantic flights, Norwegian Air is fighting for its survival again after the Oslo government on Monday ruled out further support.

Aerospace & Defense, Nov 09 2020